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AGF Urge Inaugurated GCB Members To Rejig Legal Profession

By Deborah Musa, Abuja The Attorney General of the Federal, (AGF) and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, SAN on Monday, charged the newly inaugurated General Council of the Bar, GCB, members to strengthen the capacity of the Nigerian Bar Association,

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NASS Determined To Support Judiciary To Discharge Mandate – Senate President

By Abdulateef Bamgbose The President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan has assured the judiciary that the National Assembly is determined to provide any possible support to enable it discharge its mandate. “We are determined in the National Assembly, even though

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Senate Approves Financial Autonomy For State Legislatures, Judiciary, Local Governments

…Rejects pension for Presiding Officers of Legislature  By Abdulateef Bamgbose The Senate has approved financial autonomy for state legislatures, judiciary and local governments in the country.  The approval came on Tuesday during voting on the report of the Senate Committee

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Nasarawa Governor Charges Judicial Officials On Uprightness, Swears-in 4 Judges

By David Christopher, Lafia Nasarawa State governor, Engineer Abdullahi Sule, has charged judicial officials in the state on the need to remain upright while discharging their responsibilities. Engineer Sule made the call shortly after swearing-in additional four new high court

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Secessionists Infiltrating Nigeria’s Judicial System, Coalition Raises Alarm

A coalition of civil society organisations under the aegis of Conference of Harmonised Civil Society Organisations in Nigeria (COHCSON) has said it suspect strongly that secessionists are infiltrating the nation’s judicial system. The group’s allegation is coming on the heels

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Nasarawa Judiciary Elects New Leadership To Fight Autonomy

Dominic Akpensuen The Judiciary Staff Union, Nasarawa State Chapter, has elected new officials over the weekend. The election which was conducted under a peaceful atmosphere gave victory to Comr. Jimoh Musa Alonge as chairman. Jimoh, who emerges as unopposed candidate

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Much Ado About Judiciary Autonomy, Executive Dominance

Mustapha Suleiman It is obvious that court activities nationwide have been paralyzed as a result of the recent industrial action declared by the Judicial Staff Union of Nigeria, JUSUN. The strike was declared to press home the union`s demand for

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Why Politicians Lie On Oath

Samaila Ishaku Over the years, not a few Nigerian politicians have been caught in the web of lie telling, especially on oath. Only recently, a Magistrate Court in Wuse, Zone 6, has sentenced a member of the House of Representatives,

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#EndSARS: Delta Chief Judge, NBA Condemn Attack On the Judiciary By Hoodlums

Nosa Eresoyen, Asaba The State Chief Judge, Justice Marshal Umukoro has condemned the burning down of the State High Court of Justice complex located at Ibusa road describing it as an act of sabotage by criminal elements who masqueraded themselves

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‘Judicial Recklessness Threatens Outcome Of Suit Seeking Custody Of Children In Abuja’

The Judiciary has in recent time come under serious criticism by some Nigerians in the way and manner justice is dispensed following some high profile cases that made headlines in most national dailies. However, the development does not mean all

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